Apostille California

Apostille CaliforniaSince 2005, our office in California has been authenticating documents daily through the California Secretary of State’s office.  What makes our service unique, is that we can apostille your California documents the same-day and return them to you the next business morning by FedEx.

In California, not every document issued by the County Clerk or State will qualify for an apostille.  For example, documents issued by the Health Services Department do not qualify for an apostille because, the document is signed by a Medical Doctor.  In order to apostille these type of documents, we will need to have them first certified by the County Clerk.  This extra step called an “Exemplification”.  You can also request a new certified copy by the County Clerk in order to avoid the exemplification process and cost.

The benefit of doing business with our California Apostille Service, is that we have the experience and knowledge to authenticate your documents quickly.  This expedient service was set-up to save you time and money.  We currently apostille over 100 documents a month through the California Secretary of State’s office in Los Angeles.  Clients from all over the world entrust us with their most important legal documents.

Our California office also handles documents issued from all 50 U.S. States and the U.S. Federal Government.  Some of our clients have documents originating from multiple-states.  Depending on the jurisdiction of your documents, we will coordinate with our other offices (Washington, D.C. and New York) to expedite the authenticate process.

We can also legalize your documents from all Embassies in Washington, D.C. and most consulate offices in Los Angeles.  We have legalized and attested hundreds of documents for the countries of Brazil, Chile, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, China, Guatemala, Indonesia, Egypt, Taiwan, UAE, and more.

On March 1, 2015, we will be expanding into the San Francisco area to serve our bay area clients.  Many technology companies in City of San Francisco, Palo Alto, Mountain View, San Mateo, San Jose, have requested that we open an office in northern California.  Our office in San Francisco will be open from 8am to 5pm Monday-Friday starting March 1, 2015.  We have built a website catering to our clients in the San Francisco area and will soon have a new mailing address in the Golden Gate City.  San Francisco Apostille

Common documents we authenticate in California area:

  • Birth Certificates
  • Marriage Certificates
  • Death Certificates
  • Divorce Decree
  • Single Status Affidavit
  • Background Check (FBI, DOJ, Police)
  • Power of Attorney
  • Copy of Passport
  • Copy of Driver License
  • Transcripts
  • Diplomas
  • Authorization Letter
  • Travel Consent
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Certificate of Good Standing
  • Certification of Free Sale
  • Certification of Origin
  • Commercial Invoice


International Apostille Services, Inc. is the leader in document authentication services in California. We provide fast same-day California Apostille Services. We serve all of California including: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, San Diego and more. Documents received by 2:30pm will be processed the same-day and returned to you the following business morning by FedEx or UPS.

International Apostille Order Form PDF SmallClick to download our International Apostille Order Form. Our Apostille service is fast, convenient, and saves you time and money.

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